Ep.12 • The New Paradigm of Medicine, Orthorexia, & Prioritizing Self-Care with Dr. Ashley Maltz
About Ashley Maltz:
Ashley Maltz is an Integrative Medicine physician who is passionate about transforming the way people view health and wellness. She is a preventive medicine advocate and her specific interests include helping her patients improve their health through lifestyle interventions including, but not limited to, eastern medical practices, nutrition, botanicals, mind-body techniques and decreasing environmental exposures.
Today, this is exactly how Dr. Maltz practices medicine at West Holistic Medicine in downtown Austin. She blends the best of Western medicine with a penchant for Eastern medicine and philosophy. She loves uncovering hidden beliefs that hinder a person’s health and truly enjoys the use of natural medicines to facilitate healing.
In her recreational time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, practicing yoga, meditation, dancing, hiking, cooking healthfully and exploring the world through travel and cultural exchange.
Most of all, she enjoys being a force for change in the world.
In this episode Ashley & I talk about:
how the paradigm of medicine is changing at large
how she practices medicine from a more feminine, integrated perspective
how the mind, body, connection can help us heal
how can we be more aware in caring for our bodies
dismantling orthorexia, the obsession with clean eating
the simple things you can do to prioritize wellness & self-care